Tragic Plane Crash Lner 1938

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    Item title reads - Tragic 'plane crash at Edmonton. (LNER).

    A service Hawker Audax Mk 1 aeroplane crashed onto a council estate killing 11 people and injuring more. Greater London.

    M/S of a hole in the roof of a house. The camera pans down showing the building has been burnt out and there is debris on the ground. M/S of a car half buried under the wreckage. M/S of a crowd of people stood with their bicycles outside the crash area. M/S of holes in window, the camera pans down to women and children at the door of the house. M/S of wreckage and debris, a door hangs off. M/S of a family stood together, M/S's of a wrecked toy car and broken window. Various shots of people from the estate stood around.

    Note: Crash occurred on 4 September 1938.

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    01:31:50:00 / 01:32:27:00
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  • Crash occurred on 4 September 1938.

    The plane fell on Dunholme Lane in Edmonton.

    Plane involved was a Hawker Audax Mk 1.

    jamied 14th Mar 2012
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    British Pathé 11th May 2012

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